Situation serious in Sri Lanka, army had to fire at fuel station, 7 injured including 3 soldiers

Sri Lanka Crisis: In the troubled Sri Lanka, the situation is going from bad to worse. In the country facing economic crisis, there has been a huge shortage of other essential things including diesel-petrol. There are long queues at petrol pumps for diesel-petrol. The situation is so bad that the army opened fire at a fuel station to stop the riots. Army spokesman Nilantha Premaratne said soldiers opened fire on Saturday night at Visuvamadu, 365 kilometers (228 miles) north of Colombo, when their guard point was pelted with stones. “A group of 20 to 30 people pelted stones and damaged an army truck,” Premaratne told AFP news agency.

Four civilians and three soldiers injured
Four civilians and three soldiers were injured in the first-ever military firing to stem the unrest linked to the worsening economic crisis, police said. Police said that as soon as the petrol at the pump ran out, the motorists started protesting and the situation turned into a clash with the soldiers.

Positive offices will remain closed for a week
Meanwhile, the fuel crisis in the country is deepening. The Sri Lankan government has announced the closure of government offices for a week from Monday. However, all employees working in the health sector will continue to work.

Order to organize online classes in Colombo city
According to the news of ‘Daily Mirror’ newspaper, the Education Ministry of Sri Lanka has asked teachers of all government and government-recognized private schools in Colombo city to take online classes from next week. Organize Online Classes. This decision has been taken in view of the problem of power supply.

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